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Hukafalls Jet

200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 43 activities in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural... more » Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request. « less
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Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Had an amazing time on the Hukafalls Jet. Our driver Jeremy was hilarious and made the experience so much more fun. His sick jokes were also a nice touch haha! I recommend this thrill-seeking experience for people of all ages. *Top tip* Hold on tight during 360°! I have attached a photo of my mum in the jet boat not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Awesome fun!! Jeremy was our driver, he was heaps of fun, cracked tonnes of jokes, and was great at what he did! Great views, good fun, give it a go!

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Have done a couple of these,all are great,as is this one.massive speed,360s,close encounters with the shoreline and of course the magnificent falls.we were only 2. Of 4 on board as it was the first run if the day.top driver.you will get your photo taken somewhere along the way,don't know where as was busy with excitement,from a hillside. This momento is... More

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Otaki, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Congratulations a winning combination with a hard case maori driving a jet boat. Exceeded my expectations & was an awesome ride with me being the adult. My step son said it was mean & is already talking about the next ride. Warning: If you use to doing boring family stuff with yours kids this isn't for.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A definite must do in Taupo. Huka falls looks so much better from the boat. It goes very fast and the drivers are both experienced and humorous. Would definitely do this again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Enjoyed the view near Huka falls. The jet went spinning around a few times ,driven by a skilled driver. After a while, if feels like repetition. Maybe I was expecting much more but my kid loves it.

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Tamahere, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had a blast, great fun, friendly staff, professional but entertaining. A "must do" in Taupo. Highly recommended.

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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

It wasn't what I was expecting. It turned out to be a lot more. I highly recommend it if you like to mix a high speed boat ride with a scenic tour.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I screamed and I laughed. Jeremy the driver of the huka jet was a kiwi lad who knew how to entertain the crowd and give us value for our money.Without Jeremy I could say it was a slightly over priced ride but I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Coromandel, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We decided to do the Hukafalls Jet as part of a package deal with Taupo Bungy - and this was our personal favourite out of the two! Our driver - Jeremy - was incredibly funny! The jet itself is so much fun, you whizz around and feel as though you may crash into trees, rocks and walls but the jet... More

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